Monthly Archives: October 2014

Beginners Guide to Gardening: Harvesting Those Fall Veggies

The fall gardening season is coming to an end, and you probably have plenty of delicious vegetables to keep you busy processing and freezing for weeks to come. From roasting squash to steaming kale, your …

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Take a Walk Through our Enchanted Winter Woods

 

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… With Over Thirty Themed Trees and The Illustrious Annual Hand-Painted Annapolis Ornament! 
We invite you to celebrate the unveiling of this year’s spectacular holiday displays …

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Keep the Furry Members of Your Family Dry and Warm This Winter

 
The Farmers’ Almanac is predicting another cold winter, and if the cooler temperatures we’ve been experiencing lately continue, we’ll probably be decked out in boots, hats and mittens before we know it. But …

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Octoberfest Celebrating

 
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This post is brought to you by many of us  who celebrate Octoberfest by gathering together around the Severn River to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food …

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Plant Fall Bulbs Now for Spring Color

The growing season never ends, and you may be surprised to discover that fall is the perfect time to start thinking about your spring gardens! This cooler season is the best time to plant bulbs …

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Harvest Time: Which Perennials are Best to Plant in the Fall?

 
If you haven’t already started planning your gardens for next year, now is the time to get started.
Why? Because now is the best time to plant many perennials, as the roots will …

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The Best Fertilizer For Your Lawn And Garden

When trying to pick a fertilizer for your lawn and garden, you need to know a couple of numbers. These numbers will help you determine which fertilizer is best both for the plants you’re growing …

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Bundle Up Your Garden

 

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After the winter of 2013-2014, many of us want to be more vigilant to protect our precious trees and perennials from the big chill. For me, …

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All Things Pumpkin

 
 
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Last week at my pumpkin demo during Homestead Garden’s Fall Fest, I promised all of the tasters I would give the recipes this …

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How Can a Landscaping Company Do Your Yard Good?

If your yard or property needs a refresher, Homestead Gardens award-winning Landscaping Division can help you with everything from generating design ideas to finding plant varieties that may not available in retail stores. Plus, once you …

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Cook It, Color It Pumpkin-even the Seeds!

 

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While we are still weeks away from full fall color in nature, a definite undertone of yellow and bronze, red and maroon is creeping over the …

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How to Puppy-Proof Your Home

If you’ve decided to adopt a fuzzy new member for your family, be prepared for lots of giggling, tail wagging, yippy barks and the repetitive use of the word “no” as you train your puppy …

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